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Worldwide & Great Britain Stamps & Postal History Tue. 20, Wed. 21 & Thu. 22 June 2023 at 11.00am in Derby
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Next Cavendish Auctions

Tue. 20, Wed. 21 & Thu. 22 June 2023
at 11.00am in Derby

Worldwide & Great Britain Stamps & Postal History


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  • the Denis Vandervelde collection of disinfected mail (part 2);
  • the Mike Brown collection of Bristol postal history;
  • the John Cowell collection of Highlands & Islands postal history;
  • a major collection of Railway Letter Stamp covers;
  • a fine collection of Wiltshire postal history;
  • British Commonwealth, foreign, thematic & picture postcard collections;
  • fine line-engraved stamps;
  • a collection of modern G.B. errors;
  • Worldwide, maritime, and military postal history;
  • Countries from Aden to Zanzibar.

View and search the catalogue by following this link,
and bid on-line using our Bid Form

Monday 12 to Friday 16 June-9.30am - 4.30pm
Monday 19 June-9.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday 20 to Thursday 22 June


  • BIDDING IN THE ROOM - Places are limited so please contact us as soon as possible to book;
  • You can place absentee bids via our website;
  • You can place absentee bids via Philasearch.com;
  • You can bid live using EasyLiveAuction.com (see below);
  • You can place absentee bids using Stamp Auction Network;
  • You can bid using Auction Agents (details in catalogue);
  • Telephone bidding will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis;

Please watch the website www.cavendish-auctions.com for updates.

Live Internet Bidding Available

Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd. are able to offer live internet bidding in this auction in conjunction with easyLiveAuction.com. If you REGISTER TO BID for this auction, Cavendish Philatelic Auctions will pay the £3 + VAT registration fee. Details of the sales and how to bid live online are available at Cavendish Philatelic Auctions at easyLiveAuction

Consignments are now being accepted
for future auctions

Properties for the 4 October 2023 auction have closed due to the quantity of material we have already received. Properties for the December 2023 auction can be accepted until 18 October 2023. Please contact us to ensure that we have sufficient space and describing time. The October auction will have viewing at Autumn Stampex.

These auctions will feature:

  • the Denis Vandervelde collection of T.P.O. & Seapost;
  • The John Lea FRPSL collection of Wreck Mail;
  • The John Parmenter collection of France & French Colonies Postal History (part 1);
  • superb Great Britain & foreign stamps, including a remarkable collection of high quality line-engraved rarities;
  • fine 19th & 20th century postal history.


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